Recent content from Deb Brown
I’ve been writing gardening articles for the Star Tribune for more than 30 years. I think it’s time to bow out. Rather than passing on any final words of wisdom, I’m going to share the names of a few of my favorite plants.
It takes more than luck to give your garden a leg up. It takes action. Here are some things you can do this fall to prepare your yard and garden for winter — and next.
For holiday decorations or gifts, green thumbs love forcing bulbs.
Tips on keeping your houseplants healthy over the winter.
From planting mulch to washing tools, there are plenty of things to do to get your yard and garden prepared for winter.
As garden chores wind down, you can turn your attention to improving your grass -- now and next spring.
Don't wait until the soil is bone-dry and cracked. Find ways to continuously give your plants the water they need to stay healthy.
Here are strategies for dealing with what's bugging your plants.
Winter was good to our plants in many ways. The heavy snow cover provided a thick blanket that protected trees, shrubs and perennials. But now that the snow is receding, many of us are seeing problems.
Right now, pulling is the best way to deal with dandelions and other perennial weeds in your lawn.